Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a color mask to isolate a correction, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction.
In this movie let's start our exploration of secondary corrections. That is,…corrections that only affect part of the shot.…One of the most tried and true ways of making a secondary correction, even in…very high-end dedicated color correction applications, is a key.…By keying or selecting a portion of a clip, you can isolate that portion of the…shot, and once you've isolated a portion of the shot, you can adjust its color,…saturation, or exposure.…And in Final Cut Pro X this type of keying is referred to as a Color Mask, and…that's what I want to show you in this movie.…
This shot looks pretty good, but what if I actually want to go ahead and do is…amp up the saturation of this red rug, and the way that I'm going to do that is…by using a Color Mask to select the red in the rug.…With the shot selected, let's go ahead and use the keyboard shortcut Command+4 to…open up the Inspector, and here in the Color section of the Inspector you'll…notice I have Correction 1. This of course is the default correction that every…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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